Derby DB Has Offers

Derby (KS) standout safety Darreon Jackson has earned a few offers, and is hopeful more are on the way.

Derby (KS) safety Darreon Jackson is an under the radar recruit in the state of Kansas but is starting to be heard. He's got six offer to his name, three coming from FBS schools.

Western Illinois, Northern Iowa, Southern Illinois, Tulsa, UTEP, and Army have all offered Jackson. He's appreciative of the opportunities in front of him.

"It feels pretty good to know they want me to play for them," he said. "I'm thankful and blessed. It's really nice."

Jackson recently performed at two college camps, at Oklahoma State and Kansas State.

"I felt pretty good about it," he noted about performing in front of the Cowboys' staff. "I was a bit sore from the Kansas State camp the day before but thought I did well. They told me to keep in contact. They speak with my coach a lot."

"The Kansas State staff is supposed to have a staff meeting soon," Jackson added. "I'm supposed to give them a call soon. They said I could have some good news from them soon."

The Wildcats would be in good position for Jackson if an offer comes his way.

"I really like them," he admitted. "It's a nice school and I really like their stadium. They have great facilities in general. There's really good people there. The coaches are funny. They'd be at the top if they offered."

Other schools have shown interest in Jackson as well.

"I've also been talking to Kansas, Northern Illinois, Iowa State, Texas Tech, and Utah State," he mentioned. "Kansas is about the same as Kansas State. Whoever ends up offering or shows that they like me more has a good chance. I want to go somewhere I'm wanted. It's the same with Iowa State, too. I'll be camping at Kansas' Wichita satellite camp."

Jackson spent most of his childhood in Ohio and Texas. The Buckeyes and Longhorns are schools he hopes reach out.

"I'm originally from Ohio and went to Shaker Heights," he pointed out. "I would have went to Glenville and I grew up with Marshon Lattimore and Chris Worley. I was in Texas for a while, too. If Ohio State or Texas offered, that'd be a tough battle."

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